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There are 4 ways to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Higashi-Koganei to Tokyo JR Chuo Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagano Shinkansen Kagayaki / ...

$54 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus Nagaden Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ikebukuro Eki to Gondo

$27 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus Access Shinshu  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Nagano Bus Terminal

$32 - $33

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Studio Ghibli to Nagano 140.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano is to bus which costs ¥3000 - ¥3200 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano is to train which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Studio Ghibli to Nagano. However, there are services departing from Higashi-Koganei and arriving at Nagano via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Studio Ghibli and Nagano is 160 km. The road distance is 224.4 km.

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The best way to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥9500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano, including transfers.

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Studio Ghibli to Nagano train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Higashi-Koganei station.

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The best way to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3500 - ¥3800 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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Studio Ghibli to Nagano train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Nagano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Studio Ghibli to Nagano is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Studio Ghibli to Nagano.

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Map of how to get from Studio Ghibli to Nagano.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Studio Ghibli, Japan and Nagano, Japan?

You can take a train from Studio Ghibli to Nagano via Higashi-Koganei and Tokyo in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Studio Ghibli to Nagano every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Higashi-Koganei to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Nagano Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Bus from Ikebukuro Eki to Gondo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com

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